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Ana
Ana is 53 years old and she is a friendly, honest, and hard-working woman. Regrettably, a few years ago she became a widow and she has since had to face life head-on and raise her children alone. When it happened, three of her six children were still minors and she had to struggle to provide them with a good quality of life. Now only her youngest son, Christian, lives with her and depends on her.

Ana makes and sells desserts (pastries and cakes) and she prepares these delicious treats daily so that she can sell them in her neighborhood and nearby regions. She fulfills orders that she receives. She began this business at home where she created a modest bakery. She is very good at her work, she receives many orders, and she always has customer that order large quantities of her goods. She has become a great baker, which is a result of her 31 years of doing this type of work and from her experience in knowing what her customers like. She works with the help of her two daughters who support her in the daily production. It is going very well and her customer base has grown compared to the number of customers she had when she began. She knows that to keep her customers happy she must fulfill their orders punctually and provide them with a high-quality product that always meets their expectations. She has big plans for the future, but what she most wants right now is to be able to have a bigger bakery with more supplies, where she can increase production.

This is her second loan from MFP and she is thankful to all the people that made it possible. She promises to pay punctually and she is happy to belong to the community bank, as they are supportive and responsible people.

With the money from this loan, 800 soles, she will buy ingredients and supplies such as flour, milk, eggs, oils, and other things that she needs to prepare her desserts. She will also replace some of her cookware and buy new baking molds and oven-safe baking pans.
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Ana tiene 53 años, es una mujer amable, buena y muy trabajadora. Lamentablemente quedó viuda y desde entonces tuvo que hacerle frente a la vida y criar sola a sus hijos, ya que cuando sucedió eso tres de sus seis hijos aun eran menores de edad, por ellos tuvo que luchar mucho para brindarles una mejor calidad de vida. De ellos solo queda Cristian, que es el menor y es el único que aún vive a su lado y depende de ella.

El trabajo de Ana consiste en hacer tortas y queques, a diario prepara estos deliciosos postres para que pueda venderlos en su barrio y zonas cercanas a su casa y para cumplir con algunos pedidos que tiene. Realiza esta actividad en su casa, donde tiene acondicionado un modesto taller de repostería, a pesar de esto es muy buena en su trabajo, ya que tiene muchos pedidos y siempre tiene clientes que le solicitan una determinada cantidad de postres. Se ha convertido en una buena pastelera lo cual es resultado de los 31 años que tiene trabajando de esta forma y que le da la suficiente experiencia para conocer el gusto de sus clientes. Trabaja con la ayuda de sus dos hijas, quienes la apoyan en la producción diaria. Le esta yendo muy bien debido a que su clientela ha incrementado en comparación con los que tenía cuando se inició en esta actividad, sabe que para mantener a sus clientes contentos tiene que cumplir con todos puntualmente y brindarles un producto de calidad que siempre satisfaga sus exigencias. Tiene muchos planes a futuro, pero lo que más desea es poder tener un taller más grande e implementado, donde pueda aumentar su producción.

Este es su segundo préstamo con MFP y agradece a aquellas personas que lo hacen posible. Se compromete a pagar puntualmente sus cuotas y está contenta de pertenecer a su banco comunal, ya que son muy solidarios y responsables.

Con el monto solicitado, 800 soles, comprará ingredientes e insumos como harina, leche, huevos, mantequillas y otros productos que necesita para preparar sus postres. Asimismo, renovará algunos materiales comprando nuevos moldes y depósitos de horneado.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Ana to buy ingredients and supplies such as flour, milk, eggs, oils, and other products that she needs to prepare her desserts. She will also replace some cookware and buy baking molds and oven-safe baking pans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 18, 2012
Listed
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013